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Papa Was a Preacher
Papa Was a Preacher
Comedy. By John McGreevey. Based on the book by Alyene Porter.

Cast: 7m., 8w. For the minister's family, growing up has tribulations that most children escape. They can't roller skate in public because some of the parishioners object. The boys cannot protect their cotton patch from a gang of "toughs" because their father opposes fighting. The daughters of the richest parishioners try to make the preacher's sons date them (or else!). The troublemaker, Miss Jones, even objects to Alyene reciting poems by Shakespeare. Weaving through all this is a delightful boy/girl complication in which two brothers want to date the same girl while their sister is being courted by a would-be musician. One int. set. Approximate running time: 80 minutes.

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Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  Full-Length
Catalog Code:  P14
Cast Size:  15
No. of Act(s):  3
Pages:  65
Royalty:  $50.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $6.95
Approx. Running Time:  80 min.
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Target Audience: Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (All Audiences)
Performing Group: High Schools | College Theatre | Community Theatre
Genre: Comedy
ISBN (10): 0871296810
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This title can only be licensed/sold in the U.S. and Canada
* Please note that royalties quoted in our catalog are intended for K-12 schools with a standard curriculum only. All other producing groups must submit a completed application.


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